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Bad to be Noble

Bad to Be Good | Book Three

Sequel to Bad to Be Worthy
Bad to Be Good: Book Three

For glass artist Ashton Weller, Longboat Key seems like the perfect place to start over. It’s warm, sunny, and far from the dangerous ex he left behind in Chicago, even if his glass studio does get even more uncomfortable in the Florida heat. It’s also home to Terrance Manetti, a man who turns into Ashton’s inadvertent hero when he saves him from some unsavory types at a local restaurant… and may turn into more than that.


Former mobster Terrance has been in Witness Protection with his "brothers" ever since they turned state’s evidence against their former employer. His brothers have a different life here, filled with family and small-time, honest jobs, and Terrance doesn’t know whether to be jealous or derisive.

Not until he meets Ashton, anyway. With Ashton, Terrance could build the kind of life he’s never dared to want—the kind of life where he won’t need the skills he learned in organized crime. Or so he thinks—until Ashton’s past comes looking for him….

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Cole-McGinnis Krimi : Band 1 bis 3

Ein Cole-McGinnis-Krimi

Als der ehemalige Polizist und Privatdetektiv Cole McGinnis den Selbstmord des Sohnes eines erfolgreichen koreanischen Geschäftsmannes untersucht, führt ihn das in die Welt reicher, traditioneller Familien, die ein schmutziges Geheimnis der Art geheimhalten, mit dem sich Cole bestens auskennt. Es führt ihn auch in die Arme von Kim Jae-Min, dem Cousin des Opfers, und das könnte zu einem Problem werden, denn dessen Tod sieht mehr und mehr wie ein Mord aus, während Jae-Min das nächste Ziel zu sein scheint.

Kim Jae-Min zu lieben ist nicht immer leicht: Jae fürchtet sich davor, als offen schwuler Mann zu leben, während der zum Privatdetektiv gewordene ehemalige Polizist Cole McGinnis es nicht anders kennt. Als er damit beauftragt wird, einen schwulen Koreaner zu finden, der seit beinahe zwei Jahrzehnten verschwunden ist, segnet eine Person nach der anderen das Zeitliche – und ein geliebter Mensch könnte als Nächstes auf der Liste des Mörders stehen.

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Le parc de Lincoln

Des Maillons dans la Chaîne

Lincoln Merriweather a toujours été un sale gosse pensant avoir tous les droits, avec une cuillère en argent dans la bouche enfoncée si loin qu’elle aurait pu ne jamais en sortir. Au club BDSM ou dans les affaires, Lincoln est une tempête, déboulant et perturbant la vie de tous ceux qu’il touche, jusqu’au jour où il rencontre un homme qui retire toutes les couches ternies pour exposer un homme bien.

Lincoln a trouvé – puis perdu – l’amour.

Depuis lors, il essaie d’expier son passé, notamment en s’éloignant de la fortune de sa famille. Il a ouvert un snack, engagé des personnes travaillant pour lui sur lesquelles il aurait craché avant sa révélation. Il a trouvé la paix, qu’il est sur le point de perdre pour un homme aux yeux marron.

Noel Simmons s’est retrouvé à la rue quand ses parents ont découvert qu’il était gay. Son chemin le conduit jusqu’au snack de Lincoln, où il demande un travail. Il est ravi quand Lincoln accepte de l’engager, mais trouve son nouveau patron déconcertant. Une personne peut-elle être aussi gentille et honnête ?

Ce qui commence comme un simple travail devient quelque chose de plus. Noel découvre qu’il a besoin de Lincoln pour se sentir en sécurité. Lincoln a besoin de Noel pour le compléter. Mais quand le passé de Lincoln se met en travers de son présent, auront-ils tous les deux un futur ?

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The Rules of War

Gods of War | Book V

Gods of War: Book V

The final war is on the horizon.

Years ago Renaldo would have said all is fair in love and war. Now he’s sure nothing is. His husband, Casto, has left him, and without his touchstone, Renaldo cannot control his powers.

The loss could not come at a worse time. The Good Mother and her followers are stretching out in a power grab, dividing the forces of the Gods of War and putting their victory in jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Casto has reached the ancient city of Quell’renar, where raw magic has been burned so deeply into the fabric of creation that no one can stay for any length of time. Delving into the past the city reveals to him shows Casto that he and Renaldo are not so different. But even if he accepts his role as Renaldo’s heart, there’s a long way to go before he’ll find any peace. Because Quell’renar itself is speaking to him, driving him to the brink of insanity….

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Residential Rehab

Restoration Channel | Book 2

It’s never too late to try something new.

After a year of mourning, it’s time for Nolan Hamlin to live again. But finding a new place in the world doesn’t happen easily.

Already famous as a designer, Nolan is a shoo-in for a new Restoration Channel show host. The brief is simple—help people who’ve gotten in over their heads with their fixer-uppers—but the costar situation is anything but.

For up-and-coming interior decorator Grayson Woods, working with a veteran like Nolan is a dream come true. For one, he’s young and this could make his career. For two, he’s had a crush on Nolan forever. But while Grayson has plenty of life experience, his résumé doesn’t hold up to Nolan’s. He hopes he can keep up.

Despite clashing design aesthetics and a fifteen-year age difference, Grayson manages to charm Nolan. With the show keeping them in close proximity, it’s only a matter of time before they give in to their growing attraction. It isn’t the life Nolan thought he wanted—but when that life comes calling, he has to make a choice. Is there room in his future and his home for a guy like Grayson?

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Eine Ranch im Osten Idahos am Laufen zu halten ist harte Arbeit. Die Sommer sind trocken und die Winter eisig kalt. Die atemberaubende Umgebung des Grand Tetons bietet den Männern, die versuchen ihren Lebensunterhalt zu bestreiten, wenig Trost.

Einen Partner zu finden, der ein fester Bestandteil ihrer Leben wird, ist etwas, das sie nicht zu hoffen wagen, vor allem wenn besagter Partner männlich und harte Arbeit sieben Tage die Woche, zweiundfünfzig Wochen im Jahr gewöhnt sein soll.

Glücklicherweise folgt aber auf Regen Sonnenschein.

In Clouds and Rain – Ein Lichtblick für Gable stolpert Flynn unerwartet in Gables Leben und hilft ihm, seine Ranch zu retten.

In Earth and Sky – Ein Neubeginn für Hunter muss Grant alle Hebel in Bewegung setzen, um Hunter davon zu überzeugen, dass seine Absichten besser sind als sein Ruf es diesen glauben lässt.

In Floods and Drought – Eine zweite Chance für Rory hinterfragt Tim seine Entscheidung, seinen Boss Hunter zu bitten, Rory eine zweite Chance als Arbeiter auf dessen Ranch zu geben, nachdem dieser aus dem Gefängnis entlassen wurde.

In Moon and Stars – Ein Wiedersehen mit Cooper müssen Cooper und Kelly ihren Familien und Freunden helfend zur Seite stehen und zeitgleich all die Hindernisse, die zwischen ihnen beiden stehen, aus dem Weg räumen.

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Dead Woman's Pond

Nearly Departed | Book One

2022 Goldie Award Finalist - Paranormal/Occult/Horror

No matter how Flynn Dalton tries to avoid it, the supernatural finds her.

At first it’s not so bad. Flynn’s girlfriend, Genesis, is a nationally known psychic, which makes Flynn uncomfortable for both paranormal and financial reasons, but she can handle it. As long as no one makes her talk about it.

Then, on her way home from her construction job, Flynn almost ends up the latest casualty of Festivity’s infamous Dead Man’s Pond. And when her ex-lover’s ghost appears to warn her away, things get a whole lot weirder.

Flynn might not like it, but the pond has fixated on her to be its next victim. If she wants to survive, she’ll have to swallow her pride, accept Gen’s help, and get much closer to the psychic realm—and her own latent psychic abilities—than she ever wanted.

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Nautilus Than Perfect

Sucker For Love Mysteries | Book 4

Detective Elwood Q. Chase has ninety-nine problems, and the unexpected revelation that his partner is a god is only one of them.

Chase has been in love with Benjamin Merrick for years and has resigned himself to a life of unrequited pining. But when they run afoul of a strange cult, Merrick’s secret identity as Gordoth the Untouched slips out… and so do Chase’s feelings. The timing can’t be helped, but now Merrick thinks Chase only cares about him because he’s a god.

Even more unfortunately, it turns out the cultists want to perform a ritual to end the world. Chase’s mission to convince Merrick his feelings predate any divine revelations takes a back seat to a case tangled with murder and lies, but Chase doesn’t give up. Once he finds out there’s a chance Merrick feels the same way, he digs in his heels. Suddenly he’s trying to court a god and save the world at the same time. What could possibly go wrong?

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Les enchères du Docteur Ogre

L'hôpital de Copper Point | Tome 2
L'hôpital de Copper Point

Le célibataire le moins convoité de l'hôpital et son administrateur distant se détestent... alors pourquoi font-ils semblant de sortir ensemble ?

Owen Gagnon, irascible médecin anesthésiste de l’hôpital Ste Anne, à Copper Point, déteste son DRH, le froid et hautain Erin Andreas, qui le lui rend bien. Leurs violentes querelles étant tristement célèbres, nul ne comprend pourquoi les deux hommes s’affichent soudain ensemble.

Le soir de la loterie caritative des célibataires, Copper Point ne cache pas sa surprise en voyant Erin payer pour Owen une somme astronomique. Dans la foulée, Owen insiste pour qu’Erin s’installe chez lui.

Si les curieux ignorent ce qui se passe, les intéressés, eux, ne sont guère plus avancés. Alors qu’Erin espère par son geste prouver à Owen son intérêt, l’anesthésiste, lui, suspecte d’autres motifs : l’administrateur ne simulerait-il pas une relation pour échapper à la domination écrasante de son père ?

Peu après, le DRH se plonge dans une délicate enquête interne et Owen aimerait jouer au héros pour le tirer d’affaire. Malheureusement, Erin préfère dépenser son énergie à essayer de sauver Owen d’un passé dont il refuse de parler.

Si la relation des deux hommes commence par un simulacre, leurs sentiments, en revanche, sont authentiques. Erin et Owen sont néanmoins conscients que s’ils n’affrontent pas leurs démons respectifs, rien ne pourra durer entre eux. Et œuvrer ensemble ne suffira pas, chacun devra également confier à l’autre le soin de panser son cœur meurtri.

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Life Seed

Wurl | Book One

Wurl: Book One

They came to New Skye in search of a better future. The colonists, descendants of the brave people who set out to reach a new planet, found a beautiful world, rich beyond their wildest expectations.

Except for one thing. Crops will not grow in the soil of New Skye—not the way they should—and humans cannot eat the native animals. Desperate feats of botanical engineering have kept the colony alive, but time is running out as food becomes more scarce.

Elias Trost will not sit idly by while his colony starves. The one hope for a solution is the Life Seed, a dormant plant organism kept under lock and key at the heart of the colony.

In desperation, Elias steals the Life Seed to return it to its rightful place, making him an outcast in the unforgiving winter world. Pursued by colony soldiers armed to the teeth, including his former best friend, Tristan MacLeod, Elias soon runs afoul of a far greater threat. The wurl, the deadly reptiles that besiege the colony, are tracking him too, and they appear to be more intelligent than the colonists ever knew….

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When Jeff Pine rents a cabin in the hometown he’s been avoiding for fifteen years, he just wants some time away from his rock 'n roll world to figure out his life. Instead he runs into his former BFF—and the inspiration for dozens of love songs—on the first day.

Facepalm.

Park naturalist Carter Rhodes is a cinnamon roll dressed like a lumberjack. Fame and fortune don’t turn his head, but the snarky little nerd who followed him around as a kid? The guy who makes him laugh when he’s grieving and relax when he overextends himself? Not the rock star, but Jeff? That guy has a chance.

Jeff has always known Carter is it for him, but he’s facing a tour with increasingly hostile bandmates, a looming album deadline, and the suspicion that their label is up to no good. Can he find the courage—and the time—to write a true love song with Carter?

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By the Red Moonlight

Moonlight Prophecies | Book One

Moonlight Prophecies: Book One

Alpha werewolf, crime boss, and secret Seer Bashir Bain is neck-deep in negotiating a marriage of convenience with a neighboring alpha when a tense situation goes from bad to worse. A job applicant at one of Bash’s businesses—a guy who was supposed to be a simple ex-cop, ex-con tattoo artist—suddenly turns up undead.

A rogue newborn vampire would have been a big wrench in Bash’s plans even without his attraction to the man. After all, new vampires are under their sire’s control, and Ethan Lambert doesn’t even know who turned him. When Bash spares his life, he opens himself up for mutiny, a broken engagement, and an unexpected—and risky—relationship.

Ethan just wants a fresh start after being released from prison. Before he can get it, he’ll need to turn private investigator to find out who sired him and what he wants. And he’d better do it quick, because the moon is full, and according to Bash’s prophecy, life and death hang in the balance.

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A Harmony Ink Press Title

Hollywood, the mid-1960s. President Kennedy has been assassinated, the country’s civil rights movement is in full swing, and teenager Nate Berrigan is a television sitcom star.

But Nate’s onscreen life looks nothing like the real thing, which stars abusive, addicted parents instead of swooning teenage girls. On top of that, Nate’s questioning his sexuality, and his boss is a demanding monster.

The pressure would get to anyone. Fortunately Nate has Tai Atua, his costar… and maybe the love of his life. As the boys slowly fall for each other, Nate tries to believe in the possibility of his own happiness. Tai could be his savior, pulling Nate away from the precarious knife-edge he’s balancing on.

Of course, he could also be his undoing. Because if anyone finds out about their relationship, Nate’s whole life will come crashing down around him. If that happened, Nate couldn’t live with himself….

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Le monde des écrivains, des lecteurs et des critiques est une famille très soudée composée d’amis, de fan et de mordus de littérature. C’est le monde dans lequel vivent Milo Cook et Logan Hunter, prospérant grâce à leur créativité, aux histoires et aux idées qu’ils partagent, savourant leur amour sans limites pour les livres et les mots qui les font vivre.

Mais parfois, les mots peuvent aller trop loin. Lorsque c’est le cas, il y a inévitablement un prix à payer.

Pour Milo et Logan, ce qui commence comme une nouvelle histoire d’amour ponctuée de découvertes pleines de romantisme, se transforme rapidement en une course pour sauver leurs vies – et celles de tous ceux qu’ils connaissent, avant qu’il ne soit trop tard.

Qui pourrait imaginer que quelque chose d’aussi beau que des mots puisse devenir un catalyseur de vengeance ? Et à terme, de meurtre ?

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Cofanetto Lang Downs

Lang Downs (Italiano)

Quando Caine Neiheisel dà una svolta alla sua vita e si trasferisce in Australia per amministrare l’allevamento di pecore del prozio, porta con sé sogni e speranze grandi come l’outback, e poco altro. Non immagina di trovare l’amore in quella nuova vita, e tantomeno una comunità che si stringe attorno al “novellino” nonostante le loro differenze. Ma la vita nella stazione non è facile e Caine dovrà dimostrare la sua forza di carattere a tutti, dal sovrintendente al cuoco, se vorrà portare avanti l’eredità dello zio e fare di Lang Downs un porto sicuro per chi ne ha più bisogno, incluso se stesso.

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Apart from his drug addiction, his homophobic father, and his denial of his sexuality, Ben O’Connor lives a charmed life. He has a wonderful son, a lucrative job as a Realtor, and a supportive mother and siblings. Then his boss promotes someone else over him and his life disintegrates. In his anger, he breaks the eleventh commandment—thou shalt not get caught.

Kicking his ice habit while incarcerated, Ben realizes he has lost his ability to enjoy life. But he gets another chance at Thailand’s Resort Jomtien, where he takes part in an experimental program aimed at preventing relapses among recovering addicts. There he meets Matt Wilson, a gay man from Sydney who’s facing the same struggle. Ben and Matt form a strong bond as they rediscover joy and learn strategies to cope with the lure of their addictions.

Ben invites the adrift Matt home with him after treatment and finds he fits perfectly into Ben’s family. But will Ben recognize that his feelings for Matt go beyond the platonic before Matt’s doubts—and a worldwide pandemic—separate them forever?

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Matt Bowers bisheriges Leben endete mit sechzehn, als ein gemeiner Verrat von jemanden, dem er eigentlich hätte vertrauen können, ihn zum Schatten seiner selbst werden ließ. Seit damals hat er mit einer Zwangs- und einer posttraumatischen Belastungsstörung zu kämpfen, lebt in permanenter Angst und läuft vor allem davon. Durch den Kauf eines abgeschiedenen Stück Lands glaubt er, den perfekten Ort gefunden zu haben, um sich vor der Welt zu verstecken und etwas Frieden zu finden. Zehn Jahre lang verspürt er ein gewisses Maß an Geborgenheit, bis eines Tages ein Fremder beginnt, Matts Straße entlangzulaufen.

Er kommt täglich wieder und dringt damit unwillkommen in Matts sorgfältig strukturiertes Leben ein. Matt beschwert sich beim Sheriff, doch der kann ihm nicht helfen, da der Jogger nichts Unrechtes tut. Nachdem zaghaft das Eis gebrochen ist, beginnt Matt, Schritt für Schritt die Anwesenheit des Mannes zu akzeptieren …

Als der Mann dann aber eines Tages nicht auftaucht, gerät Matts Leben ins Wanken und er muss die schwierigste Entscheidung seines Lebens treffen.

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New Leaf

New Leaf Romances

When Dex Grippon’s mother dies, he takes it as a sign—it’s time to give up acting and return to his hometown. If he can find a way to save his mother’s bookstore, he can preserve the one link he still has to his parents. But keeping an independent bookstore afloat turns out to be more difficult than he anticipated, and Dex isn’t the only one who wonders what else his mom might have been selling.

Former cop Les Gable might be off the job, but he has to know what was going on at the bookstore, and he’ll do anything to satisfy his curiosity—including befriend the new owner with an offer to help sort out his new business. Something about the bookstore doesn’t smell right, and Les is going to find out what.

The problem is that his curiosity about Dex soon far outstrips his interest in what happened at the store. But as curiosity matures into love, the store’s past threatens their future. Can Les and Dex untangle the mystery of the bookshop and escape with their relationship—and their lives—intact, or will the whole thing go up in smoke?

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